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Volume 7, Number 2—April 2001
4th Decennial International Conference on Nosocomial and Healthcare-Associated Infections

Prevention is Primary

Preventing Infections in Non-Hospital Settings: Long-Term Care

Lindsay E. NicolleComments to Author 
Author affiliation: University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

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Table 2

Microorganisms reported to cause outbreaks in long-term care facilities (1)

Viruses Bacteria Parasites, ectoparasites
Influenza A,B Group A Streptococcus Giardia lamblia
Parainfluenza Staphylococcus aureus Entamoeba histolytica
Respiratory syncytial virus Streptococcus pneumoniae Sarcopties scabies
Caliciviruses Haemophilus influenzae
Adenovirus Bordetella pertussis
Rhinovirus Salmonella spp.
Coronavirus Shigella spp.
Rotavirus Campylobacter jejuni
Aeromonas hydrophila
Escherichia coli O157:H7
Clostridium perfringens
Bacillus cereus
Mycobacterium tuberculosis

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